My Losing Season: A Memoir

My Losing Season: A Memoir Author Pat Conroy
ISBN-10 0553381903
ISBN-13 9780553381900
Year 2003-08-26
Pages 402
Language English
Publisher Bantam Books
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A deeply affecting coming of age memoir about family love loss basketballand life itselfby the beloved author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini During one unforgettable season as a Citadel cadet Pat Conroy becomes part of a basketball team that is ultimately destined to fail And yet for a military kid who grew up on the move the Bulldogs provide a sanctuary from the cold abrasive father who dominates his lifeand a crucible for becoming his own man With all the drama and incandescence of his bestselling fiction Conroy re creates his pivotal senior year as captain of the Citadel Bulldogs He chronicles the highs and lows of that fateful 196667 season his tough disciplinarian coach the joys of winning and the hard won lessons of losing Most of all he recounts how a group of boys came together as a team playing a sport that would become a metaphor for a man whose spirit could never be defeated Praise for My Losing Season A superb accomplishment maybe the finest book Pat Conroy has written The Washington Post Book World A wonderfully rich memoir that you dont have to be a sports fan to love Houston Chronicle A memoir with all the Conroy trademarks Heres ample proof that losers always tell the best stories Newsweek In My Losing Season Conroy opens his arms wide to embrace his difficult past and almost everyone in it New York Daily News Haunting bittersweet and as compelling as his bestselling fiction Boston HeraldFrom the Hardcover edition

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My Losing Season

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ISBN-10 9781407058450
Release 2010-07-06
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